Ariane 5 GS | INSAT-4A, Meteosat 9

Arianespace launch of a Ariane 5 GS Rocket

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Arianespace was scheduled to launch a Ariane 5 GS rocket as part of the INSAT-4A, Meteosat 9 mission. The launch window for the Dedicated Rideshare mission was on Wed, Dec 21st, 2005, 5:33 PM EST from Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou. The status of the launch was Success. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Ariane 5 GS and experience the excitement for yourself.

Mission

INSAT-4A, Meteosat 9

Insat-4A is a communication satellite intended for providing high quality telecommunication and broadcasting services. Operating at 83 degrees East. Meteosat 9 is a Geostationary satellite for Earth Radiation observation.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Ariane Launch Area 3, Kourou

Kourou, French Guiana

Rocket

Ariane 5 GS

Arianespace

Arianespace SA is a multinational company founded in 1980 as the world's first commercial launch service provider. It undertakes the production, operation, and marketing of the Ariane programme. Their vehicles launch exclusively from French Guiana in South America.

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